Wednesday, July 5, 2023, 12:30. Southpoint Road, Cortes Island, BC, spotted by Christian Gronau.

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Suspected MONARCH. One individual, large, strongly coloured (prob. male), fast flying. Apparently checking various flowers, but not stopping. By the time a camera was at hand, the butterfly was gone. The similar Viceroy has not been reported this far west in BC.